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Dustin James Rhynes - 8/31/2015

Dustin James Rhynes

Dustin James Rhynes, age 24, of Irvington, Illinois, passed away at 9:17 A.M. on Monday, August 24, 2015 in Centralia, Illinois. Dustin loved his friends.  He enjoyed music and weightlifting.  He was a young man full of life, who was trying to turn his life around and do the right thing.  He cherished the time he spent with his family and was very much involved with his son.  Dustin’s family was very important to him and he was devoted to his loving mother.  Dustin was a carpenter apprentice and worked with his father in construction.  He has lives most of his life in Irvington, Illinois.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois with Gary Rhynes officiating. Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, August 31, 2015 at Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois.  In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to his son Kayne James Rhynes and will be received by the Moran Queen-Boggs Funeral Home in Centralia, Illinois.  Please view the online obituary, send condolences or share memories with Mr. Rhynes’ family at www.moranfuneralhome.net or on Facebook.

In addition to his parents, Dustin is survived by his son, Kayne James Rhynes of Salem, Illinois, grandfather, Richard Cannady of Wyoming, stepbrother, Joshua Rhynes of Florida, stepsister, Erin Revira and husband Anthony of Florida, uncles, Gary Rhynes of Missouri, James Ocampo and wife Patty of Tennessee and Thomas Drybread of Colorado, aunts, Lisa Morgan of Centralia, Illinois, Toni Norris and husband Mitchell of Vernon, Illinois and Mary Mauch of Wyoming, special friend, Shannon Reed of Salem, Illinois, numerous cousins and many friends.

He was born on November 20, 1990 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Kevin and Lucy (Cannady) Rhynes, who survive in Irvington, Illinois.  Dustin was preceded in death by his sister, Bridget Lynn Cannady, maternal grandmother, Marilyn Williams, paternal grandmother, Betty Schulte and aunt, Cathy Rhynes.

Beverly Carole Harr - 8/30/2015

Beverly Carole Harr, 82, of Salem, IL died August 27, 2015 at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.  She taught cosmetology and was a homemaker.  She was of the Baptist faith.

As per her wishes, she was donated to Logan University for scientific study.  There will be no immediate service.  A memorial service will be planned at a later date.  Memorials may be made to the Donor's choice and will be accepted by the Rankin Funeral Home who is in charge of arrangements.

Surviving is her daughter Deborah Tate and husband Bob of Salem, 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

Born March 17, 1933 in St. John, Indiana, she was the daughter of Forest G., Sr. and Lamadelle (Sanders) Blaker who preceded her in death.  She married Marvin R. Harr, June 27, 1951 in Crete and he preceded her in death April 22, 2012.  In addition to her husband and parents, she was recently preceded in death by her son Larrie G. Harr, July 3, 2015 and her sister, Gertrude Dierking.

Wilma Roberts - 8/30/2015

Wilma Roberts

Wilma Roberts, age 93, of Iuka, died Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 at the Odin Health Care Center.  She worked at Centralia Dress Factory until retirement, and loved to cook, quilt, sew, garden and fish.  She was a member of the Clark Street Church of God.  

Funeral services for Wilma Roberts will be held at two Sunday afternoon at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem, with Larry Vaughn officiating.  Burial in the Paradise Cemetery in Salem.  Visitation from six to eight Saturday at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the donors choice.

Wilma Roberts is survived by daughter:  LaVonne Faught and husband Gene of Sunnyvale, California; son:  Bill Roberts and wife Jackie of Salem; sister: Bonny Young of Plano; brother:  Ralph Halfacre and wife Margie of Iuka; 9 grandchildren:  Melinda Richards and husband Sam; Carol Patterson and husband Bryan; Robert Faught; Cheri Norton and husband Blaine; Cathy Dugger and husband Carroll; Robin Hartwig and husband Todd Courtney Donoho and husband Tracy; Jill Wright and husband JJ; and Ben Roberts; 17 great grandchildren: Thomas and Jillian Richards, Lindsay Patterson; Zachary; Caleb; and Katelyn Norton; Angela Dugger; Christy and husband Nathan Brooks; Hillery, Hanson and Haydyn Harwig; Molly, Riley and Jaxcy Donoho; Branden, Jacie and Isabella Hosick; and one great great granddaughter:  Serenity Brooks.

Wilma Roberts was born on January 16th, 1922 in Iuka to David Halfacre and Stella (Michael) Halfacre.  She married Archie E. Roberts in 1941.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter:  Linda Kay Simmons; son:  Michael A. Roberts; great grandson:  Logan Donoho; brother:  Wesley Halfacre; sisers:  Faye Lowry and Thelma Roberts.  

Donna J. Bruce - 8/29/2015

Donna J. Bruce

Donna J. Bruce, age 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015 at Mount Vernon Countryside Manor in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Donna worked as an Office Manager for United Designs Inc. and was a lifelong member of Logan Street Baptist Church where she was active in several of the church functions and events.  

Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Ron Trotter presiding.  Visitation will be from 9:00 to Service Time at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  Interment at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.  For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Logan Street Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.

Donna J. Bruce is survived by her 2 sons - Charles L. Bruce of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Paul R. Bruce and wife Kim of Sesser, Illinois;  

4 Grandchildren and Several Great Grandchildren;  Brother -  Paul D. Bellamy and wife Karen of Tennessee.
Donna J. Bruce was born Friday, October 29, 1926 in Galesburg, Illinois daughter of Paul E and Mabel E Bellamy.  Her parents, two daughters: Donna J. Estes and Pam Estes, and one sister: Patricia Smith preceded her in death.

Charles F. "Chuck" Boothman Jr. - 8/29/2015

Charles F. "Chuck" Boothman Jr.

Charles F. "Chuck" Boothman Jr., 83, of Centralia, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at his home in Centralia. Mr. Boothman was an electrician. He served in the United States Army as a Staff Sargent. He retired after 20 years of serving in the military. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and camping. He was member of Teamsters and the V.F.W in Mt. Vernon.

A memorial service and visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Sandoval Cemetery in Sandoval. Military graveside rites by the Centralia American Legion Post #446 & V.F.W. Post #2055. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Charles Boothman III.  Day Macz Funeral Homes in Sandoval is in charge of services. Condolences or memories of Charles may be shared with the family by visiting www.maczfuneralhomes.com and/or on the funeral home's Facebook page.

Charles Boothman Jr married Thelma "Jean" (Gillett) Boothman on December 31, 1984 in Checotah, Ok.  She still survives in Centralia.  Survivors include his wife; son Charles F. Boothman III of Centralia, IL; daughter Jennifer Craig of Springfield,IL; grandchildren Travis, Tiffany, Heather, and Dontea; three great-granddaughters Kassidy, Kiylee, and Ana Belle; sisters Carol Murray of Odin, IL and Rose Mary Beasley of Salem, IL; brothers Richard Boothman of Centralia, IL and Don Boothman of Sandoval, IL.

He was born the son of Charles Boothman Sr. and Mildred (Martin) Boothman in St. Louis, Missouri on September 19, 1932.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by son Harold Boothman and sister Charlotte Wilkins.

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